facilitating water research and education
for the state of Illinois
IWRC is one of 54 programs funded by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) under the Water Resources Research Act of 1964 to promote and support the restoration, conservation, and best management of water resources in the United States and U.S. territories.
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DOE’s Office of Technology Transitions Launches EnergyTech University Prize Geared Toward Students

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Office of Technology Transitions (OTT) has announced, today, the launch of the OTT-sponsored EnergyTech University Prize (EnergyTech UP), designed to further energy technology commercialization by challenging multidisciplinary teams of college students to develop and present a business plan that leverages DOE national laboratory-developed and other high-potential energy technologies. EnergyTech UP awards $250,000 in total cash prizes to teams t ...